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NAB Show

NAB Floor Tour 2005

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The 2005 NAB/Emmy Advanced Media Floor Tour started with an overview of Motorola’s latest offerings.  AMC member, Marty Stein, showed us why you love to say, “Hello Moto!” Next, AMC member and presenter extraordinaire, Steve Jacobs of Sony, gave us an overview of the world of HD television production Sony style.  HDV cameras, $16,000 filed […]

Pope John Paul II

The Other Digital Revenue Stream

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CBS’s Tallahassee, FL affiliate WCTV didn’t want to interrupt its popular early-morning newscast to cover the Pope’s funeral.  So, President/GM, Nick Waller decided to feed it to his sister station, UPN affiliate, WCTV-DT which is broadcast on their (government-mandated) digital tier. Utilization of the digital tier with this kind of technique is becoming more commonplace.  […]

Google Video

Google Solicits Consumers’ Videos

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Gavin O’Malley reports: In an effort to grow and diversify the breadth of its video-search, Google earlier this week invited any and all to upload digital video files–but only non-pornographic and non-obscene ones–to its servers. From there, Google officials confirmed, Web surfers will soon be able to search, preview, play, and download the files along […]

Peer-to-Peer

P2P Fuels Global Bandwidth Bing

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Joanna Glasner reports: Internet users consumed more bandwidth than ever last year, driven by the growing popularity of peer-to-peer networks and heightened demand for video files. Burgeoning demand also prompted internet carriers to upgrade their network capacity to handle the upswing in traffic, a new report indicates. According to TeleGeography, a telecommunications research firm, international […]

Sony

Sony May Avoid DVD Format War

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Lucas van Grinsven, Reuters European Technology Correspondent reports: BORDEAUX, France – Sony Corp said on Wednesday it was open to discussions to create a single standard for the next generation of DVD discs, a move which could head off the looming threat of a major format war among the world’s biggest technology companies. “From the […]